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1957 Frank Ward Dublin Wins An Rás Tailteann
By Eddie Dawson
Feb 24, 2007, 17:57


 

 Rás Tailteann

1957

The Route

 

Stage 1:  Dublin To Dublin, 144 Kms.  

Stage 2:  Dublin To Sligo 219 Kms.  

Stage 3:  Sligo To Castlebar, 137 Kms.  

Stage 4:  Castlebar To Nenagh 217 Kms.

 

Stage 5:  Nenagh To Tralee 179 Kms. 

Stage 6:  Tralee To Clonakilty 174 Kms. 

Stage 7:   ClonakiltyTo Kilkenny 172 Kms. 

 

Stage 8:   Kilkenny To Dublin, 160 Kms. 

 

 

Race Organiser:      Stephen Abbott

Steve Abbott Race Director

 

 

Stage Winners:

3 Stage Wins and Overall Victory In An Rás

Stage 1:  Dublin To Dublin, 144 Kms.   F. Ward (Dublin)   3-50-07

Stage 2:  Dublin To Sligo 219 Kms.
   B. McKenna (Meath)  6-09-00

Stage 3:  Sligo To Castlebar, 137 Kms.  F. Ward (Dublin)  3-36-10

Stage 4:  Castlebar To Nenagh 217 Kms.  J. Lowth ( Meath)  6-27-45

 

Stage 5:  Nenagh To Tralee 179 Kms.   F. Ward (Dublin)  4-43-38

Stage 6:  Tralee To Clonakilty 174 Kms.   P. O'Meara (Tipperary)  4-42-15

Stage 7:   ClonakiltyTo Kilkenny 172 Kms.   B. McKenna (Meath)  5-42-05

 

Stage 8:   Kilkenny To Dublin, 160 Kms.   F. Thompson (Antrim)  4-44-15

 

 
Ben McKenna Double Stage Winner & 3rd Overall @9-15

 

General Classification

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F. Ward, Dublin

G. Keogh, Dublin.  

B. McKenna, Meath.

A. Davis, Meath.

G. Rea, Cork.

J. Lowth. Meath.

M. Woods, Tipperary

W. Heasley, Meath.

J. Gearon, Tipperary.

T. Whelan. Tipperary

 40-00-57       05-03

      09-15

      10-34

      10-34

      11-08

      12-38

      12-48

      15-58

      18-39


King Of The Mountains
J. McGarry, Antrim

Winning Team Dublin
F. Ward, G.Keogh, A. Williams.
 
Cork 1957 Team Gerry Rea, Patrick Hickey, Willie O'Brien (Suited) Tom Scanlon, Dick Barry, Dan Noonan
 
Jim Killeen President On The National Cycling Association
 
The Louth Team 1957 Jim O'Hare, Alec Davis, Raynome Tully,Joe Lennon
 
Meath Ras Team, L to R Alex Davis, Willie Heasly, Jim Louthe, Ben McKenna Ned Navagh, Paddy Roe
 
Stephen Abbott October 2011
 


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